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UT Establishes Clements Center on History, Strategy, and Statecraft

H.W. Brands, Jeremi Suri, Francis Gavin—some of UT’s powerhouse historians will soon have a new home on the Forty Acres. UT has announced the creation of...

 
 

The 83rd Texas Legislature

The past 10 years have seen higher education catapult to the top of the legislative agenda. This year, everything’s on the table. The Texas Legislature is back...

 
 

President Powers to Lead Group of Top Research Universities

UT-Austin President Bill Powers will chair the Association of American Universities, the organization of the nation’s elite research universities. America’s...

 
 

A (Shorter) Statement of Honor For UT

At the suggestion of President Powers, the UT Senate of College Councils has rewritten the way academic integrity is taught. As cheating scandals sweep across national...

 
 

UT-Austin at the Front of New Online Learning Partnership

The University of Texas at Austin will be leading the UT System in a global initiative to provide massive open online education courses. The UT System Board Of...

 
 

Powers All Business on State of the University at 129

Describing The University of Texas’ strengths and challenges in its 129th year, President Bill Powers got straight down to business. Addressing a 500-seat...

 
 

President Powers: A UT Med School Is Critical

UT President Bill Powers has made many arguments in support of a new UT-Austin medical school—from job growth to research opportunities. Now, in this new video...

 
 
Student Leaders: ‘We Refuse To Be Complacent’ About UT

Student Leaders: ‘We Refuse To Be Complacent’ About UT

For the past two years, there has been an unfortunate ritual at the end of the spring semester at The University of Texas at Austin. While students are cramming...

 
 

UT Seeks Cost-Cutting Advice From Corporate Superstars

The vice president of Boeing International. The chief operating officer of Accenture. A senior vice president at Dell. What do these particular executives share...

 
 

President Powers: Students Should Stop Buying More College Than They Need

In his State of the Union address last month President Obama put universities on notice that if they couldn’t hold tuition down, the federal government would withhold...

 
 
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